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William Meier

A memorial service for William Bruce Meier, 91, of Amboy will be 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 29, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont with full...

Donald Schumsky

The city of Renton, Wash., lost a long-time community member and leader when Donald Schumsky passed away on Dec. 16, 2021. Born in Sanger, N.D.,...

Martin Meyer

Martin Walter Meyer, 83, of Truman passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022. Memorial services will be held on Friday, Jan....

Colette Anderson

A celebration of life visitation for Colette M. Anderson, 68, of Truman, will be 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Jan. 7, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont....

Keith Barickman

Keith Barickman, 82, of Truman passed away on Jan. 1, 2022. Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 5, from 5–7 p.m. at Zaharia Family Funeral Home...

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PUBLIC NOTICE

DON’T YOU KNOW IT’S RUSSIA?

— Neal Meyer, Publisher — Jan. 25 – On Jan 20, the U.S. Department of State pumped out a “Fact Sheet” that stated “Russia’s top five persistent disinformation narratives,” including one claim that says the “collapse of Western Civilization” is Russian disinformation. Let’s ask some...

In the Headlines

• The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is withdrawing the vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard issued Nov. 5, 2021, to protect unvaccinated employees of large employers with 100 or more employees from workplace exposure to coronavirus. The withdrawal is effective...

Headlines You Just Can’t Make Up

• Bloomberg actually sent out a Tweet that said, “One COVID shot to rule them all, one COVID shot to find them, one COVID shot to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.” Bloomberg was asking, “What if your fourth COVID shot could...

In Minnesota News INCONSISTENCIES ABOUND IN TWIN CITIES VAX MANDATES

— Alpha News — Evan Stambaugh — Jan. 18 — On top of new mask mandates, the mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul announced last week that bars and restaurants must require patrons to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test. But there...

EVEN THE NEW YORK TIMES MIGHT BE CATCHING ON

— Neal Meyer, publisher — Jan. 18 — The New York Times recently Tweeted, “High schoolers across the U.S. have reported some of the most alarming mental health declines, evidenced by depression and suicide attempts. Adolescents have failed classes critical to their futures at higher...

Carving Comes by Nature

By the time she inherited her grandfather’s woodcarving tools, a Sherburn woman was ready to follow in his footsteps. Gerry Leet uses a process called...

School Board Approves Contractor for Auditorium Chair Project

. The old auditorium chairs will be made available to those interested at a future date. After getting some new auditorium seats at a bargain...

New Build Tax Abatement Proposed

With more areas of Truman developed for residential properties, County Commissioner Elliot Belgard brought a suggestion to the Truman City Council during its regular meeting...

Watonwan County Library Announces Event Line-up

The following activities will take place for local libraries. • The Art of Norman Rockwell Thursday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m., via Zoom Join Jeff Mishur...

An Act of Kindness…

Last week when the outdoor temp was many degrees below zero, I shopped at the Dollar General in Truman. Two teenage girls were behind me...

Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane

January 25, 1962 A baby daughter arrived at the home of Mrms. Ervin Barchenger on January 18 from the Lutheran Children’s Friend Society. Mary Beth was born December 30, 1961. The St. Paul’s Lutheran Ladies Aid is sponsoring a Hawaiian Party put on by the...

A Look Back

This photo is from the Jan. 27, 1982, edition of the Truman Tribune: Gerald Hed and the city crews spent most of Super Bowl Sunday removing piles and piles of snow left from the biggest blizzard in years. More snow fell in the area last...

Notes from Nikki

When I was given the golden pothos that wraps 20-feet-plus around my sun room, it was all wound around itself as it had been growing in a pot on a counter for what I presume was a very long time. The previous owner had been...

Ask a Trooper

Question: I have a question about headlights. It seems drivers are using their high beams to compensate for their cloudy headlights. Is this an equipment problem? Answer: Using high beams to compensate for cloudy headlights is a hazard to oncoming traffic. If your headlights are...

The Window

I was asked to do a funeral this week for a dear lady who had lived a long time with a lot of physical pain. Allowing for the pandemic, I wasn’t able to visit with her as often as I would have liked, but I...

COMMUNITY NEWS ‘N’ NOTES

Low Vision Support Group Meets Monday, Jan. 31 CREST will launch a Low Vision Support Group that provides reassurance and assistance to people living with vision-related challenges. The meeting is Monday, Jan. 31, 1:30 p.m., at the CREST office, 820 Winnebago Ave., Fairmont. Attendees may...

Watonwan County Library Announces Event Line-up

The following activities will take place for local libraries. • The Art of Norman Rockwell Thursday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m., via Zoom Join Jeff Mishur of Art Excursions as he describes the impact Rockwell’s art had on America and learn about a theft of some of his works that happened...

An Act of Kindness…

Last week when the outdoor temp was many degrees below zero, I shopped at the Dollar General in Truman. Two teenage girls were behind me at the check out desk. As I was packing my three full and heavy bags in my cart, one of the girls came up to...

Little Free DVD Library Debuts in Truman

The city of Truman now has two libraries — but one is exclusively for DVDs. The original Little Free Libraries began in 2009 when Todd Bol of Wisconsin mounted a box shaped like a schoolhouse to a post on his lawn and filled it with books. The idea spread and...

Martin County GOP Caucus

Tuesday, February 1st Registration begins at 6:00 PM Caucus begins at 7:00 PM 222 East Blue Earth Avenue (Red Rock Center) All Martin County Precincts Reporting Hope to see you there!

Local DFL, GOP Parties to Caucus

All political parties will conduct precinct caucuses on Tuesday, Feb.1. In an election year, Minnesota law mandates precinct caucuses that give citizens a chance to develop the issue platform for each political party, choose delegates who will endorse candidates and build a grassroots volunteer base. Participants can also vote in...